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Australia’s Second WaveGarden Set To Open In Sydney

Sydney Olympic Park to host wavepool worth $75 million AUD

elsewhere // Apr 20, 2024
Words by Holden Trnka
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Nearly five years on from the opening of their proprietary pool in Melbourne, Wavegarden and URBNSURF have announced that they will be opening another pool in Sydney.

Per the release:

“Australia’s home of Olympic sport, Sydney Olympic Park, just 13 kilometers west of the CBD, is now the home of New South Wales’ first Wavegarden surf park, with an investment in excess of $75 million AUD. Although Sydney is blessed with a large number of surfing beaches, access to those beaches and crowding in the lineup are becoming increasing issues. The revolutionary 46-module Wavegarden Cove surfing lagoon at URBNSURF Sydney is now able to provide an authentic alternative to ocean-based surfing for Sydney residents and visitors, allowing them to surf more safely, easily, and frequently.

The surf park is scheduled to open to the public in May and will be operate for 16 hours per day, 7 days per week, from 6 am to 10 pm. The prices for a 1-hour session vary from $30 to $159 AUD depending on the level. Each surfer will enjoy approximately 10-12 waves per session and there is a wide variety of different options to choose from, from introductory lessons through to sessions for the most advanced professionals. The 3.6-hectare site features the latest version of Wavegarden Cove technology and is designed to accommodate 1000 visitors per day. The surfing lagoon boasts the most energy-efficient technology.”

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